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Arrowroot Powder

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Arrowroot Powder - MARANTA ARUNDINACEA

Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.

Description: The Arrowroot plant is a herbaceous perennial belonging to the Marantaceae family. It is a plant with with a creeping rhizome with upward-curving, whitish, scaly, cylindrical tubers. The leaves are light green, with long sheaths and leaf blades. Arrowroot powder is a starch that is made by washing the harvested roots, grinding them into a pulp, and mixing the pulp with water. The resulting mixture is strained to remove the fibrous material, allowed to settle, and be air dried and then ground into a fine powder.

Origin: Holland

Other Names: Bamban, Bermuda Arrowroot, Kudza, Maranta

Part Used: Starch from the root

Culinary Uses: Arrowroot is used as a thickening agent for puddings and sauces such as gravy, it is absolutely tasteless and becomes clear when cooked, it should always be mixed with a cold liquid before cooking. For general use, 1 tablespoon of Arrowroot powder will thicken 1 cup of liquid.

Medicinal Uses: Arrowroot is considered to soothe irritated mucus membranes. Topically Arrowroot is considered helpful to relieve heat rash and sunburn.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*